May 04, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The extension, the seventh since August 2013, was reported to be pending approval from the country's parliament.
May 04, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
At least three people were killed and an unspecified number of civilians injured in shelling by rebels on regime-held areas in Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
May 04, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The freedom of entry and movement would apply within the passport-free Schengen area only.
May 04, 2016 - 13:17 GMT
Janazreh, 43, from al-Fawwar refugee camp near Hebron, has been on a hunger strike for 63 days in protest of his administrative detention -- a widely-condemned Israeli policy that allows for internment without charge or trial for six-month intervals which can be renewed indefinitely.
May 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Schoolgirls were targeted in a widespread poisoning attack in northern Afghanistan.
May 04, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The Abra battle of 2013 pitted loyalists of a radical preacher against the Lebanese army.
May 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Families continue to flee Sirte, and nearby towns face major infrastructure challenges to accommodate the new arrivals.
May 04, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Palestinians and IDF soldiers exchanged fire at the border fence.
May 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Yemeni government stalled the peace talks following Houthi attacks on a military base on Sunday.
May 04, 2016 - 10:15 GMT
Jordanian border guards seized a homing pigeon and spy drone sent from Daesh.
May 04, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Abu Sayyaf threatened to behead the remaining Western hostages unless a ransom is paid immediately.
May 04, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The US and Russia are also working toward a new ceasefire that would include Aleppo.
May 04, 2016 - 08:36 GMT
Libya ranks as one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, with 118 attacks on journalists last year.
May 04, 2016 - 08:14 GMT
The prosecutor general issued a gag order about the police raid as the investigation continues.
May 04, 2016 - 07:29 GMT
Witnesses said it appeared the driver hit the soldiers by accident and fled the scene fearing for his life.